Revised Washington University Postdoctoral Education Policy

Published February 13, 2024, via Research News Dear Colleagues, The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs are pleased to announce a revised Washington University Postdoctoral Education Policy. The policy is effective immediately with a four-month roll-out period and full implementation taking place on Monday, July 1, 2024. We extend […]

NIH Salary Cap for FY2024

Published February 13, 2024, via Research News The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has increased the Salary Cap to $221,900 (Executive Level II). This new cap rate has an effective date of Monday, January 1, 2024, and it applies to competing and non-competing awards. Find the full text for this notice NOT-OD-24-057 here. Effective Monday, February […]

Necessary Elements in the Fundamentals of Human Research

Published January 23, 2024, via Research News This 6 session course provides an introduction to the conduct of human research. Registration is now open! Course will occur via Zoom. Do not enroll if you are not available for all 6 sessions. Please note, the virtual class requires your webcam to be on for the entire course due to […]

Price Transparency Policy

Published January 23, 2024, via Research News BJC subscribes to a full “Price Transparency” policy for all services provided to our patients, whether they request a price for a service from a specific facility or if they are scheduled for a service at a BJC facility. With regards to Clinical Trial Research Enrollees, each enrollee will […]

New Masking Policy for Research Encounters

Published December 11, 2023, via Research News Because of the rise in respiratory illness in our community, beginning Wednesday, December 13, 2023, all BJC and Washington University School of Medicine employees, volunteers, trainees, independent providers, and other health care personnel will be required to wear a medical grade mask within clinical areas. Please note that the […]

Potential Government Shutdown

Published November 16, 2023, via Research News The Federal government may shutdown beginning on November 18, 2023. The following information is general guidance as to what WashU researchers and their support teams should expect during a potential shutdown if they are funded by Federal funding from agencies:  Researchers with active funded contracts may also continue work […]

ARPA-H Website

Published November 1, 2023, via Research News The Research Development Office (RDO) is announcing a new website with resources for Advanced Research Projects Agency in Health (ARPA-H) proposals. The new website provides information on preparing proposals for ARPA-H programs and the Open BAA, writing support tools, and advice specifically for WashU faculty applying for ARPA-H funding. Because this information is […]

Research Integrity Officer (RIO) Announcement

Published October 25, 2023, via Research News I am pleased to announce that Gregory Grant, PhD, has agreed to take on the role of Research Integrity Officer (RIO) for Washington University, effective October 1, 2023. Dr. Grant is a professor of biochemistry in medicine and developmental biology. He received a PhD in biochemistry from the University […]

Upcoming Change for Research Monitor Access to EpicCare Link

Published October 9, 2023, via Research News This message applies to any study teams who work with Research Monitors whose EpicCare Link accounts were created prior to Tuesday, August 1, 2023. All Research Monitors must complete and sign the DocuSign user form by Thursday, November 30, 2023, or their access to EpicCare Link will be blocked […]